CONFIRMED MINUTES

 OF THE POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING OF PENRITH CITY COUNCIL HELD IN THE PASSADENA ROOM, PENRITH

ON MONDAY 17 AUGUST 2009 AT 7:33PM

PRESENT

Deputy Mayor Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, Councillors Kaylene Allison, Kevin Crameri OAM, Greg Davies (arrived 7:34pm), Mark Davies, Jackie Greenow, Prue Guillaume, Marko Malkoc, Karen McKeown, Kath Presdee and John Thain.

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of Absence was previously granted to Councillor Robert Ardill for the period 9 August 2009 to 24 August 2009 inclusive.

APOLOGIES

PRC 59  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc that apologies be accepted for His Worship the Mayor, Councillor Jim Aitken OAM, Councillor Tanya Davies and Councillor Ben Goldfinch.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES - Policy Review Committee Meeting - 27 July 2009

PRC 60  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kath Presdee seconded Councillor Mark Davies that the minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of 27 July 2009 be confirmed.

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 There were no declarations of interest.

  

DELIVERY PROGRAM REPORTS

 

A City of Opportunities

 

1        South Penrith Library Branch Location                                                                            

PRC 61  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Karen McKeown seconded Councillor Jackie Greenow

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on South Penrith Library Branch Location be received.

2.     Council not take up the option of the lease for the South Penrith Branch Library in the redeveloped Southlands Shopping Centre under the current offer.

3.     Other innovative options for decentralised delivery of library services be evaluated as part of the current longer term review planning process.

4.     St Clair Library continues its current extended hours of operation.

5.     A further report by officers be prepared for presentation to the Library Working Party canvassing options for a physical library location on the South side of Penrith, giving details of specific sites, funding models and investigating innovative ideas for the provision of  library services.

 

 

A Green City

 

2        Unauthorised Business Operating in Rural Areas                                                           

PRC 62  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Kevin Crameri OAM seconded Councillor Marko Malkoc

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Unauthorised Business Operating in Rural Areas be received.

2.     All matters relating to the issue of orders and the commencement of proceedings relating to unauthorised business activities in rural areas be deferred until after the LEP process for Stage 1 is finalised by the Council, with the exception of those matters that have the potential to present a significant risk of harm to human health, property or the environment.

 

 

A Liveable City

 

3        Development Contributions Plan Review                                                                         

PRC 63  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Greg Davies seconded Councillor John Thain

That:

1.     The information contained in the report on Development Contributions Plan Review be received.

2.     A progress report be submitted to the Minister in accordance with this report, advising of the outcomes of the review of the WELL Contributions Plan, Glenmore Park Stage 2 Contributions Plan and the Claremont Meadows Stage 2 Contributions Plan.

3.     The Minister be requested to make new Contributions Plans for WELL and Glenmore Park Stage 2 including the revised amounts detailed in this report.

4.     The Minister be requested to remake Claremont Meadows Stage 2 Contributions Plan in accordance with the plan adopted by Council on 13 December 2004.

5.     In accordance with the Minister’s Direction, Council cease to apply the levy under the Library Facilities Plan.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

GB 1          The Bennett Wagon                                                                                                  

Councillor Jackie Greenow requested that an amount of $4,000.00 be allocated in equal amounts from each ward’s voted works to cover the cost of the horses required to pull the Bennett Wagon down Queen Street during the St Marys Spring Festival.

 

PRC 64  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Greg Davies that the matter be brought forward as a matter of urgency.

 

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ross Fowler OAM, ruled that the matter was urgent and should be dealt with at the meeting.

 

PRC 65  RESOLVED on the MOTION of Councillor Jackie Greenow seconded Councillor Greg Davies that an amount of $4,000.00 be allocated in equal amounts from each ward’s voted works to cover the cost of the horses required to pull the Bennett Wagon down Queen Street during the St Marys Spring Festival.

 

There being no further business the Chairperson declared the meeting closed the time being 8.03pm.

 

 

I certify that these 3 pages are the Confirmed Minutes of the Policy Review Committee Meeting of Penrith City Council held on 17 August 2009.

 

 

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                                                Chairperson                                     Date